Hello McKinley Families!

The San Diego County Office of Education is hosting two FREE parent webinars that you might be interested in.

How Parents Can Help Their Children Manage Anxiety
Tuesday, November 29, 2022
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Anxiety is the most prevalent mental health disorder among children and adolescents, affecting 1 in 4 youth over
their lifetime. It is important for parents/caregivers to know how to support their children and teens in
managing anxiety. This one-hour webinar will unpack the complexities of anxiety offer coping strategies, tools, and resources to support your children/teens who might be feeling overwhelmed, stressed, or anxious.

Taking Care of Your Emotional and Mental Health While Parenting
Thursday, December 15, 2022
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Being well improves our ability to navigate challenges as a parent. Being mindful of caring for ourselves helps us cope with stress, be flexible and better respond to stress and adversity. By increasing our emotional resiliency and protecting our mental health, we have more energy to support our family. This webinar will help you understand the meaning and importance of wellness and resiliency, learn strategies to identify and cope with stressors, and identify self-care practices that can lift spirits and calm anxieties.